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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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Importance of railroads to 1950s America. Directed by Haford Kerbawy.
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Topic: Transportation: Railroad
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Television manufacturing at RCA's New Jersey plant. Includes scenes of design, engineering and quality control. Great scenes of TVs with flickering test patterns.
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Topic: need keyword
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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JC Penney Company, Inc. produced sponsored film about textiles and quality control. 0554 PA8308 Quality Control in Modern Merchandising 022.08
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Topics: Motion Pictures: Sponsored, Consumerism, Textile Industry, Occupations: Retail
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by Unknown
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eye 31,748

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Operations of the Southern Pacific Railroad, with many images of the territory that it serves. With excellent footage of snow management and removal operations in the Sierra Nevada mountains.
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Topics: Transportation: Railroad, U.S.: West, California: History and culture
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by U.S. War Department
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Transportation in wartime.
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Topics: World War II: Homefront, Rubber, Transportation: General
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by U.S. Bureau of Reclamation in collaboration with Six Companies, Inc. and The Babcock & Wilcox Company
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Shows the beginning of construction on the Hoover Dam (later called Boulder Dam) project in southern Nevada. With excellent footage of Boulder City, the model housing community built to provide residences for project workers.
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Topics: Infrastructure: Dams, Boulder Dam, Nevada
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by Fotovox, Inc.
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Free-enterprise-oriented lecture on the successes of the American economic system. With Prof. Clifton L. Ganus of Harding College, Searcy, Ark.
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Topics: Economics, Cold War
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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eye 108,976

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A simple demonstration of the basic design and operation of a watch, including stop-motion animation showing a watch being assembled from many parts.
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Topics: Animation: Stop-motion, Timekeeping
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0715 PA8139 Highland Park Ford Plant
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by Kelley (George H.)
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How the Hillsdale Shopping Center in San Mateo, California increased traffic with a sophisticated program of advertising and promotion. Excellent footage of stores and shoppers in an upscale suburb. Some footage from this film was used in IN THE SUBURBS. Producer and Photographer: George H. Kelley. Kodachrome.
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Topics: Consumerism, Shopping centers, San Francisco Bay Area: San Mateo County
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by Centron Productions
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Expressionistic film showing John's cheating and how his peers punish him.
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Topics: Social guidance, Psychology, Juvenile delinquency
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0720 PA9053 Industries of the United States: Steel / The Hardest Metal in the World
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by Wurlitzer (Rudolph) Company, The
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Tour of the Wurlitzer factory located at North Tonawanda, N.Y., showing the manufacture of "coin-operated phonographs." A color sequence introducing the factory and its surroundings is followed by a black-and-white kinescope showing the different stages of production.
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Topics: Juke boxes, Manufacturing, Media: Phonograph
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by Unknown
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eye 44,657

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Operations of the Southern Pacific Railroad, with many images of the territory that it serves. With excellent footage of snow management and removal operations in the Sierra Nevada mountains.
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Topics: Transportation: Railroad, U.S.: West, California: History and culture
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by Wurlitzer (Rudolph) Company, The
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eye 34,726

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Tour of the Wurlitzer factory located at North Tonawanda, N.Y., showing the manufacture of "coin-operated phonographs." A color sequence introducing the factory and its surroundings is followed by a black-and-white kinescope showing the different stages of production.
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Topics: Juke boxes, Manufacturing, Media: Phonograph
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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eye 44,002

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Introducing the giant four-track tape cartridge, an obsolete consumer recording format that survived for eight years.
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Topic: Media: Tape recording
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by U.S. Bureau of Public Roads, Department of Agriculture, Educational Film Service
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Reviews the history of transportation in the U.S. and promotes the economic and social benefits of more and better public roads..
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Topics: Infrastructure: Roads and highways, Automobiles: History
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by Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
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Printing occupations, opportunities and technologies before electronics and computers changed the world.
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Topics: Occupations: Printing, Communication: Printing
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by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
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Writing, editing and mass production of books.
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Topic: Communication: Books
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by Salesian Vocational and Technical Schools, Italy
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How mechanical typesetting works.
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Topics: Communication: Typesetting, Occupations: Printing
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by Niles (Fred) Communications Centers, Inc.
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How to be an effective supermarket checker.
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Topics: Consumerism, Agriculture: Food industry, Occupations: Retail
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A General Motors foreman learns not just to be a better manager, but where his place is in the system of production.
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Topic: Management
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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Classic "capitalist realist" drama showing the manufacture of Chevrolets from foundry to finished vehicles. Though ostensibly a tribute to the "master hands" of the assembly line workers, it seems more of a paean to the designers of this impressive mass production system. Filmed in Flint, Michigan, just months before the United Auto Workers won union recognition with their famous sitdown strikes. Selected for the 1999 National Film Registry of "artistically, culturally,...
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Topics: Automobiles: Manufacturing, Labor: 1930s, Occupations: Automotive
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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How one of the first multinational corporations organized itself to sell to the world under the leadership of Alfred R. Sloan. With excellent images of General Motors workers in offices and factories, and scenes of GM activity in Japan, Sweden, Australia, Egypt, Belgium, Peru, Spain, Brazil and other nations.
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Topics: Automobiles: Design and manufacturing, Globalization
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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eye 7,307

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How one of the first multinational corporations organized itself to sell to the world under the leadership of Alfred R. Sloan. With excellent images of General Motors workers in offices and factories, and scenes of GM activity in Japan, Sweden, Australia, Egypt, Belgium, Peru, Spain, Brazil and other nations.
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Topics: Automobiles: Design and manufacturing, Globalization
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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eye 4,200

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How one of the first multinational corporations organized itself to sell to the world under the leadership of Alfred R. Sloan. With excellent images of General Motors workers in offices and factories, and scenes of GM activity in Japan, Sweden, Australia, Egypt, Belgium, Peru, Spain, Brazil and other nations.
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Topics: Automobiles: Design and manufacturing, Globalization
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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eye 10,965

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How one of the first multinational corporations organized itself to sell to the world under the leadership of Alfred R. Sloan. With excellent images of General Motors workers in offices and factories, and scenes of GM activity in Japan, Sweden, Australia, Egypt, Belgium, Peru, Spain, Brazil and other nations.
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Topics: Automobiles: Design and manufacturing, Globalization
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by Dudley Pictures Corporation
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Railroads and how they keep the U.S. economy rolling.
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Topic: Transportation: Railroad
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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eye 12,123

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Everything there is to know about the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad.
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Topic: Transportation: Railroad
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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Everything there is to know about the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad.
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Topic: Transportation: Railroad
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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eye 18,614

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Everything there is to know about the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad.
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Topic: Transportation: Railroad
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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eye 22,715

favorite 37

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Classic "capitalist realist" drama showing the manufacture of Chevrolets from foundry to finished vehicles. Though ostensibly a tribute to the "master hands" of the assembly line workers, it seems more of a paean to the designers of this impressive mass production system. Filmed in Flint, Michigan, just months before the United Auto Workers won union recognition with their famous sitdown strikes. Selected for the 1999 National Film Registry of "artistically, culturally,...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: Automobiles: Manufacturing, Labor: 1930s, Occupations: Automotive
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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eye 15,961

favorite 24

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Classic "capitalist realist" drama showing the manufacture of Chevrolets from foundry to finished vehicles. Though ostensibly a tribute to the "master hands" of the assembly line workers, it seems more of a paean to the designers of this impressive mass production system. Filmed in Flint, Michigan, just months before the United Auto Workers won union recognition with their famous sitdown strikes. Selected for the 1999 National Film Registry of "artistically, culturally,...
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Topics: Automobiles: Manufacturing, Labor: 1930s, Occupations: Automotive
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Shows development of transportation in the United States during the first half of the 20th century, emphasizing growth of automobile industry, roads and highways.
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Topic: need keyword
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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eye 46,566

favorite 61

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Classic "capitalist realist" drama showing the manufacture of Chevrolets from foundry to finished vehicles. Though ostensibly a tribute to the "master hands" of the assembly line workers, it seems more of a paean to the designers of this impressive mass production system. Filmed in Flint, Michigan, just months before the United Auto Workers won union recognition with their famous sitdown strikes. Released the same year as two other films with which it shares similarities:...
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Topics: Automobiles: Manufacturing, Labor: 1930s, Occupations: Automotive
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Shows development of transportation in the United States during the first half of the 20th century, emphasizing growth of automobile industry, roads and highways.
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Topic: need keyword
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Industry on Parade: A Pictorial Review of Events in Business and Industry, produced weekly by the National Association of Manufacturers. 0523 PA8202 Industry on Parade: Outgoing Cargo, Workhorses of the Harbor, Refresher Course
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Topics: Motion Pictures: Sponsored, Occupations: Shipping